HyperDic: dissociate

English > 3 senses of the word dissociate:
VERBsocialdissociate, disassociate, divorce, disunite, disjointpart
cognitiondissociate, decoupleregard as unconnected
changedissociateto undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms
dissociate > pronunciation
Soundsdihsow'siyeyt
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > dissociate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningPart; cease or break association / association with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsdisassociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint
Broaderseparate, part, split up, split, break, break updiscontinue an association / association / association or relation
Spanishdesmarcar, divorciarse, divorciar, separarse
Catalandesmarcar, divorciar-se, divorciar, separar-se
Nounsdissociationthe act of removing from association / association / association / association
dissociationa state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
English > dissociate: 3 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningregard as unconnected.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"you must dissociate these two events!"
Synonymdecouple
Broaderdistinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apartmark as different
Oppositeassociate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connectmake a logical or causal connection
Spanishdesconectar, disociar, separar
Catalandissociar
Adjectivesdissociativetending to produce dissociation
Nounsdissociationthe act of removing from association / association / association / association
dissociationa state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
English > dissociate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningTo undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderdecompose, break up, break downseparate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
Catalandissociar
Nounsdissociation(chemistry) the temporary or reversible process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions

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